YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote Releases Third Pre-Election Observation Report

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE The July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, South West Nigeria is critical for many reasons especially because it is one of the few governorship elections that would be conducted before the 2019 general elections. Hence, it is a test-run for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s preparedness to conduct a…

Ekiti 2018: Election Observation Increases Credibility – INEC PRO tells YIAGA AFRICA

Ahead of the July 14th Governorship Elections in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said, the commitment of election observers will add value to the credibility of the electoral process. The Commission’s Public relations officer IN Ekiti State, Taiwo Gbadegesin said this on Wednesday while addressing YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote Master trainers in…

 #WatchingTheVote Election Series: Is Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy Under Threat?

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy.  Jega said this during the Watching the Vote Election Series held in Abuja with the theme “Is Nigeria’s Democracy Under Threat?, as he explained that the recklessness of Nigerian Politicians to destabilise the democratic process needs…

INEC releases 2019 election time table

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has issued the time table and schedule of activities for the 2019 General Elections, fixing the conduct of party primaries including the resolution of disputes arising from primaries for August 18, 2018 to October 7, 2018 for national and state elections while that of the FCT Area Council is…

Results Verification Statement on the Anambra 2017 Gubernatorial Election

Results Verification Statement on the Anambra 2017 Gubernatorial Election Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) WatchingTheVote (WTV) Results Verification Statement for the 2017 governorship election in Anambra. This press briefing is the fourth in series hosted by YIAGA WTV…

YIAGA’s Watching The Vote (WTV) Pre-Election Statement on Election Security for the Governorship Election in Anambra State

On Saturday, 18th November 2017, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to conduct the governorship election in Anambra State. The YIAGA WTV is closely monitoring events as they unfold, with respect to INEC’s preparedness, engagement with all stakeholders, as well as the conduct of all stakeholders with statutory responsibilities towards the conduct of…